Frequent question: How do Indonesians farm?

What do Indonesian farmers grow?

The large plantations tend to focus on commodities which are important export products (palm oil and rubber), while the smallhold farmers focus on rice, soybeans, corn, fruits and vegetables.

How is food produced in Indonesia?

Source: FAOSTAT. Indonesia’s major agricultural exports consist of products of tree crops, including palm and coconut products (33.8 percent), rubber (18.6 percent), coffee, tea and spices (25.9 percent). Indonesia has also had some success at diversifying into higher valued fruits and vegetables (5.8 percent).

How much do farmers make in Indonesia?

The average pay for a Field Crop Farmer is IDR 223,057,241 a year and IDR 107,239 an hour in Indonesia. The average salary range for a Field Crop Farmer is between IDR 165,472,489 and IDR 276,476,951.

What percentage of Indonesians work in agriculture?

In 2019, 28.5 percent of the employees in Indonesia were active in the agricultural sector, 22.36 percent in industry and 49.14 percent in the service sector.

What is Indonesia known for?

Nowadays, Indonesia is famous for its diverse and multicultural islands, from deeply religious Aceh in the north; to the country’s center of government in Java; to the tropical paradise of Bali; and all the way down to the province of Papua on the border with independent Papua New Guinea.

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What are the major imports of Indonesia?

Indonesia has generous natural resources, including crude oil, natural gas, tin, copper, and gold. Its key imports include machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, and foodstuffs. Major exports include oil and gas, electrical appliances, plywood, rubber and textiles.

Does Indonesia have enough food?

Indonesia ranked 70th out of 117 countries in the 2019 Global Hunger Index, with a level of hunger that is ranked as serious. Similarly, the World Food Programme has found that 58 out of 398 rural districts are highly vulnerable to food insecurity and malnutrition is widespread.

Do carrots grow in Indonesia?

To date most carrots produced in Indonesia are grown from locally produced, farmers’ seed. Hardly any high quality, commercial hybrid seeds that perform well under Indonesian circumstances are available at the Indonesian market and able to replace import carrots.